Philip Sidney

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I have 164 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 333518 times and 209 of my stories have been cherry picked.
401 of my 5,479 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 398 votes

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Up in the Gods

The cheapest seats exhilarate. Sit on the ledge, Lean into the void, Fly or fall. Zoom in. Close up, Focus on action, Senses probe the detail. Zoom...
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Cherry

Chicken Eye in the Sky

Rose and I were mucking about on the pumice. We were walking on the rocks to smooth our feet. Mum said people paid good money for pumice in the shops...
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Cherry

The Night the Pier Burnt Down (Southend 1976)

The relentless heat makes flying in daylight unpleasant, so the older gulls have taken to scavenging after sunset. Crowds of humans continue to...
Cherry

Under the Ice (3)

Hauling the body across the ice was not so hard. She laid it onto her fur and pulled it fairly easily to the start of the land. The body had rolled a...

Just Visiting

Noor had a fortunate face. There was something in the set of her eyes and the curve of her mouth which elicited spontaneous acts of generosity. Her...

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401 of my comments have received 398 Great Feedback votes

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The archeology of ourselves,

Posted on Tue, 06 Jan 2015

The archeology of ourselves, I like the ideas and images in this poem.

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Posted in Sifting Through

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Love this cat's eye view of

Posted on Mon, 05 Jan 2015

Love this cat's eye view of the world, hope he keeps up with his journal.

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Posted in Omar's Diary 4th January 2015

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Good on the details (cake and

Posted on Sat, 03 Jan 2015

Good on the details (cake and coffee), more character background would be good so we care about the character.

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Posted in Pure Magic Chapter 2

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A nive fairytale feel.  I

Posted on Sat, 03 Jan 2015

A nive fairytale feel.  I like the descriptions of the house and would like some more of this.

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Posted in Pure Magic Chapter 1

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So sad, I read the other poem

Posted on Fri, 02 Jan 2015

So sad, I read the other poem first but now see that that tells of the haunting presence of a missing colleague.

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Posted in Rock Bottom

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I like the sense of certainty

Posted on Thu, 01 Jan 2015

I like the sense of certainty, the mix of natural laws and human behaviour.

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Posted in Cosmological Constant

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Oh my goodness!  This is

Posted on Tue, 30 Dec 2014

Oh my goodness!  This is utterly heartbreaking and beautifully written.

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Posted in Everyone Says Hi

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Good idea styx.  I'm not

Posted on Thu, 25 Dec 2014

Good idea styx.  I'm not suggesting myself as I am not even slightly funny, not on purpose anyway.  I've partnered up for some writing with Noo on the site, nothing professional though.  There are quite a few deliberately funny writers on the...

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Posted in Finding A Writing Partner?

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A touch of beauty amidst the

Posted on Mon, 23 Dec 2013

A touch of beauty amidst the drudgery of killing.  Always like this I suppose.  Thought-provoking.

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Posted in Coventry carol

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I like the perspective of the

Posted on Sat, 20 Dec 2014

I like the perspective of the old man, this adds some depth. 

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Posted in WHY - I

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